Dror Poleg

Dror Poleg

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Dror Poleg is a real estate and technology executive, speaker, and world-renowned expert on the future of work and cities. He is the author of Rethinking Real Estate, an award-winning book that predicted the current reshuffle of offices, homes, and cities. He also serves as the Founder of the Old New Fellowship for Peace in the Middle East, and Co-Chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Technology and Innovation Council in New York. Poleg’s work draws on over two decades of hands-on experience as a real estate and tech executive in the United States, China, United Kingdom, and Australia. Today, he regularly briefs and advises executives from multibillion dollar companies, industry organizations, and venture-backed startups. He consults with clients on the impact of technology on real estate assets, helping companies develop and fund products and business models that will shape tomorrow’s property markets.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Poleg is a world-renowned economic historian and trusted advisor to the world's largest financial institutions, technology firms, and property owners.

  • He also participated in hundreds of negotiations with some of the world's largest financial institutions, real estate operators, and tenants.



  • Poleg served as Vice President of Kardan Land, where he oversaw the expansion of a $3b property portfolio in partnership with investors such as Blackrock MGPA and Frasers Properties.

  • He was the Founder and CEO of, an app development company.

  • He also served as Head of Digital at Standards Group, a creative agency that served clients such as IKEA, Scandinavian Airlines, and Shangri La Hotels.